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Mrs Watson KAL: Yarn and Color Choice

It's getting closer to cast-on date for the Mrs Watson Knit-along—February 1 will be here before you know it! I think I've figured out which yarn I want to use and which colors...but now I'm struggling over color dominance! I've decided to go a little "wild" and use a bulky weight yarn to knit my… Continue reading Mrs Watson KAL: Yarn and Color Choice

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Ashley’s Adventures in Knitting: October Sweater Challenge

This is the first time I'm writing about a knitting adventure that has yet to happen. The October Sweater Challenge is the next knit-along that I'll be hosting in the Berroco Lovers group on Ravelry and it's pretty much what it sounds like - one month to make one sweater. I've done it before, and… Continue reading Ashley’s Adventures in Knitting: October Sweater Challenge

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Amy’s Thread: Ultra Alpaca MKAL Color Inspiration

Growing up, I spent a lot of happy summer days sitting in my paternal grandmother's sewing room. She was a talented quilter with an eye for juxtapositions of colors and patterns. I've never felt like I've achieved her level of boldness or brilliance at this but I love the adventure of creating colorways. If I… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Ultra Alpaca MKAL Color Inspiration

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Ultra Alpaca MKAL: Yarn Quantities

If your interest is piqued to participate in our Ultra Alpaca MKAL, you're probably wondering how much yarn you need for the project! Here is some information to help you. Please note: all of these are only rough estimates. Your mileage (yardage) may vary! To make the whole blanket - comprised of 5 of each… Continue reading Ultra Alpaca MKAL: Yarn Quantities

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Emily Explains: Edging for Cecelia

It is great to see all of your projects in our Cecelia KAL. Some of you are knitting it so fast! I thought today I would share some tips and explain how the edging is attached to the circle. After completing Increase Round 5, leave a long tail and cut your yarn. Cast on 6 stitches… Continue reading Emily Explains: Edging for Cecelia

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Emily Explains: Customizing Cecelia

Our Cecelia Knit-Along officially starts this Friday, and it is really exciting to see the buzz already forming on Ravelry. Thanks everyone! Cecelia can be knit in a variety of yarns (as seen in Amy's recent blog post) but the measurements of the final piece will end up being a little bit different, as each yarn… Continue reading Emily Explains: Customizing Cecelia

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Amy’s Thread: Swatches for Cecelia

Our next knit-along starts soon - we're going to be knitting Cecelia from booklet #357 Comfort for Baby. Emily designed this beautiful baby blanket with Berroco Comfort Chunky, so it's a quick knit. But if baby knits aren't up your ally, this project makes a beautiful lap blanket or shawl, too! We couldn't resist making a… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Swatches for Cecelia

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Ashley’s Adventures in Knitting: Changing Charts & Colorwork Challenges

I cannot wait to cast on for our Agave KAL! So many gorgeous colors and textures combined in a fun and flattering sweater - I honestly don't think Alison could have designed it any better. And that's my problem... I have a bit of a contrarian streak when it comes to picking project colors. I… Continue reading Ashley’s Adventures in Knitting: Changing Charts & Colorwork Challenges